We are hiring an Executive Manager of Governance and Rights Secretariat!
Competition Number: NCCEM022223
The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) is seeking an Executive Manager of the Goverance and Rights Secretariat in our new Office of Governance. Working under the direction of NCC’s Chief Governance Officer, the Executive Manager will be responsible for managing and directing the functions of the Governance office. This includes NCC’s Recognition of Indigenous Rights and Self-Determination process and advancing NCC’s priority areas of governance. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to professionalism, learning, and Inuit community engagement while fostering and strengthening relationships with NunatuKavut Inuit.
NunatuKavut means “our ancient land” and refers to the territory of Inuit who reside primarily in south and central Labrador. NCC is a rights-based governing body that represents NunatuKavut Inuit. We are a dynamic, fast-paced and growing team that strives to meet the priorities, interests and needs of our people. Our governing vision demonstrates commitment to community and culture as we seek “to govern ourselves, provide and care for one another, our families and our communities while nurturing our relationship with our lands and waters.” We foster an open and transparent working environment which incorporates Inuit values of caring, fairness, respect, accountability and teamwork.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Direct and manage key files, resources and staff.
- Provide high-level administrative and financial management oversight.
- Lead the co-development, management and healthy maintenance of reporting processes within the Office of Governance and between the Office and the Leadership Secretariat and NCC departments.
- Participate in the development and implementation of relevant processes and policies and NCC’s strategic plan.
- Where required and appropriate, represent the Office of Governance in the absence of the CGO, both internally and externally.
- Build partnerships and strengthen relationships with NunatuKavut Inuit, Indigenous organizations, intergovernmental departments and academia.
- Assist in the preparation of proposals and reports (i.e, briefings to President and Council, recommendations to Council, funding, etc).
- Demonstrate a commitment to NCC’s employee values and policies.
Skills and Qualifications
- Successful completion of relevant post-secondary education (i.e., Business Administration, Political Science or Indigenous Studies) and a minimum of five years management experience; or an acceptable combination of professional and personal education, training and experience.
- Experience in strategic planning, development and implementation, as well as coordinating and overseeing events and activities.
- Experience in relationship building with stakeholders and various levels of government.
- Strong problem-solving, communication, report writing and presentation skills.
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills.
- Financial/budget management experience is essential.
- Progressively responsible management experience is essential and must include supervisory experience.
- Experience working with Indigenous groups is an asset.
- Class 5 driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle.
- Will be required to travel.
Preference will be given to qualified members of the NunatuKavut Community Council.
In addition to your education and experience, you must demonstrate well-honed competencies in the following areas:
Strategic thinking: Ability to think outside the box with a broad scale, long-term view to assess options and implications related to the strategic direction of NCC.
Mobilizing People: Inspire, motivate and create a common sense of purpose in others.
Results-Oriented: set and accomplish goals and priorities to deliver outcomes consistent with NCC direction.
$90,000 – $106,000 per annum.
How to Apply
Please submit resume or curriculum vitae, cover letter stating competition number, and three references to:
Human Resources Coordinator
NunatuKavut Community Council
In Person: 200 Kelland Drive, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador
Deadline for applications is March 8, 2023
Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.